advertisement

Man robbed near Garth Avenue

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | 6:16 p.m. CDT; updated 5:19 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — A 25-year-old man was robbed by three people early Thursday morning in central Columbia.

The armed robbery took place at 12:45 a.m. near Garth Avenue and Noble Court, a Columbia Police Department news release said. The man was walking south on Garth when three people approached him from behind. One person displayed a hand gun and demanded that the man hand over his property. The man was then struck with the gun and another person punched him.

After being struck, the man handed his wallet to the suspects and they fled westbound from Garth Avenue and Lynn Street, the release said. No medical attention was needed by the victim and the only injury was a minor bruise to the face.

If anyone has information about this robbery, submit your tip to the Crimestoppers Web site, 875tips.com.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements